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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The Private Sector as a Catalyst for Health Equity and a Vibrant Economy: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23529.
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THE PRIVATE SECTOR
AS A CATALYST FOR
HEALTH EQUITY AND
A VIBRANT ECONOMY

Proceedings of a Workshop

Karen M. Anderson and Steve Olson, Rapporteurs

Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
and the Elimination of Health Disparities

Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

Health and Medicine Division

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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The private sector as a catalyst for health equity and a vibrant economy: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23529.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The Private Sector as a Catalyst for Health Equity and a Vibrant Economy: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23529.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The Private Sector as a Catalyst for Health Equity and a Vibrant Economy: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23529.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The Private Sector as a Catalyst for Health Equity and a Vibrant Economy: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23529.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE ON THE PRIVATE SECTOR AS A CATALYST FOR HEALTH EQUITY AND A VIBRANT ECONOMY1

MELISSA SIMON (Co-Chair), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

MILDRED THOMPSON (Co-Chair), PolicyLink

NICOLE HEWITT, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

EVE J. HIGGINBOTHAM, University of Pennsylvania

OCTAVIO MARTINEZ, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

PHYLLIS W. MEADOWS, The Kresge Foundation

STEPHANIE TAYLOR, Merck & Co., Inc.

WINSTON F. WONG, Kaiser Permanente

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1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s planning committees are solely responsible for organizing the workshop, identifying topics, and choosing speakers. The responsibility for the published proceedings of a workshop rests with the workshop rapporteurs and the institution.

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MEMBERS OF THE ROUNDTABLE ON THE PROMOTION OF HEALTH EQUITY AND THE ELIMINATION OF HEALTH DISPARITIES1

ANTONIA M. VILLARRUEL (Chair), University of Pennsylvania

PATRICIA BAKER, Connecticut Health Foundation

GILLIAN BARCLAY, Aetna Foundation

NED CALONGE, The Colorado Trust

LUTHER T. CLARK, Merck & Co., Inc.

FRANCISCO GARCIA, Pima County Department of Health

J. NADINE GRACÍA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

JEFFREY A. HENDERSON, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health

EVE J. HIGGINBOTHAM, University of Pennsylvania

CARA V. JAMES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

OCTAVIO MARTINEZ, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

NEWELL McELWEE, Merck & Co., Inc.

PHYLLIS W. MEADOWS, The Kresge Foundation

CHRISTINE RAMEY, Health Resources and Services Administration

MELISSA SIMON, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

PATTIE TUCKER, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UCHENNA S. UCHENDU, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Health Equity

ROHIT VARMA, University of Southern California

WINSTON F. WONG, Kaiser Permanente

Health and Medicine Division Staff

KAREN M. ANDERSON, Senior Program Officer

ROSE MARIE MARTINEZ, Senior Board Director

ANNA MARTIN, Senior Program Assistant

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1 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s forums and roundtables do not issue, review, or approve individual documents. The responsibility for the published proceedings of a workshop rests with the workshop rapporteurs and the institution.

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Reviewers

This Proceedings of a Workshop has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published Proceedings of a Workshop as sound as possible and to ensure that the Proceedings of a Workshop meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this Proceedings of a Workshop:

Lisa Azu-Popow, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Kaitlyn Fruin, University of Chicago

Francisco García, Pima County Health Department

Uchenna S. Uchendu, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Health Equity

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they did not see the final draft of the Proceedings of a Workshop before its release. The review of this Proceedings of a Workshop was overseen by Eli Y. Adashi, Brown University. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this Proceedings of a Workshop was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this Proceedings of a Workshop rests entirely with the rapporteurs and the institution.

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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACGME

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

AFL-CIO

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

CASL

Chinese American Service League

CLER

clinical learning environmental review

CLOCC

Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children

DSNI

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

GEAR UP

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

GED

General Educational Development

MOOC

massive open online course

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PACE

Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

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A critical component of the nation’s economic vitality is ensuring that all Americans can contribute and prosper. Such contributions presuppose an intentional focus on achieving the highest levels of health possible, which requires that conditions in communities, schools workplaces, and other settings promote health and address the social determinants of health for all community members. Many organizations, in both the private and public sectors, have been establishing partnerships to further healthy workplaces and health equity in general. Many are taking the lead in producing economic growth that is inclusive and responsive to the nation’s diverse needs and populations. Increasingly, private–public partnerships are emerging as ways of doing business. Additionally, a variety of new developments in health, health care, and community benefits obligations that are part of the Affordable Care Act have contributed to this interest in economic growth and health and in the creation of new partnerships.

To examine past successes and future opportunities, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in November 2015. The workshop focused on the potential of the private sector to produce a triple bottom line: economic opportunity (including workforce development) and growth, healthy work and community environments, and improved employee health. At the same time, participants looked beyond the private sector to public–private partnerships and to public-sector actions that combine opportunities for economic growth and good health for all. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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